Low Ethnic Diversity
Ethnically-diverse college campuses offer students the opportunity to study and collaborate with undergraduates from racial and ethnic groups that are different from their own. Alabama State University is ranked #2446 in ethnic diversity nationwide with a student body composition that is far below the national average. However, this college is a HBCU (Historically Black College or University) with a principal mission of serving and educating the black community. When available, the chart below also explores ethnic diversity among the faculty at Alabama State.
Male to Female Ratio is Better Than Average
Will you feel more comfortable on a campus with a balanced mix of males to females? At Alabama State University, the male to female student ratio is above the national average of about 40:60 with a student body that is predominantly female. It is ranked at #1422 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 1,866 males and 2,946 females. Where available, the chart below also shows the male to female distribution among Alabama State's faculty.
Geographic Diversity is Above Average
Would you prefer a college that attracts students from all across the United States, or would you prefer a local college that primarily pulls students from within your home state? We've derived the geographic diversity of each school by looking at where matriculated undergraduates lived before they attended college. 55% of the students attending Alabama State University come from within the state. The entire undergraduate body is split among 31 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below. This places Alabama State's level of geographic diversity above the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #487.
What is the Age Range of the Students?
Are you looking for a college where the student body represents a blend of different ages and generations, or would you prefer a college where most students are about your own age? Traditionally, undergraduate students range in age from 18 to 22. At Alabama State University, 65% of students are in this age bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. The bar chart below shows the age distribution of the undergraduate student body at Alabama State.